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What does NICE recommend first line for treating mennorhagia (v heavy periods?)

IUS
Intrauterine system
Eg Mirena
Very effective, decreases bleeding by 80% in first year

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What's thrush in men called?

Candida balantis
Caught from women with thrush

2

Woman on phenytoin (enzyme inducer) walks into your pharmacy and requests EHC, what can you give?

Give Copper IUD
This is not effected by enzyme inducers
And can be left in afterwards as normal contraception

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What contraception method tends to always have a UKMEC of 1 for VTE risk?

Copper IUD

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TOC (test of cure) should always be done for patients with STI______

Gohnorrea

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What constipation remedy should generally be avoided in kidney failure? Why?

Isaphghula husk
May contain significant quantities of potassium
Risks of hyperkaleamia

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